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IHG Launches Their Newest PointsBreaks Promotion

InterContinental MSP

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IHG’s Rewards Club loyalty program isn’t among the best in the world of points and miles. But each quarter, they run a promotion called IHG PointsBreaks that we think is one of the best deals in the hotel industry, thanks to some steep discounts when booking hotel stays with points.

The hotel chain launched its new PointsBreaks promotion on Tuesday for the third quarter of 2019 which is bookable for stays through August 31. However, if any of the properties on the list will work for your travel plans, you will want to book quickly as the best ones typically don’t last long.

See the full list of properties here.

 

What is IHG PointsBreaks?

On a quarterly basis, IHG makes hundreds of hotels available to book for just 5,000, 10,000, or 15,000 points per night through the PointsBreaks program. The hotels are available on a limited basis so the best hotels typically sell out quickly.

As of Tuesday, the promotion is now live and properties can be booked for stays through August 31, 2019 (subject to availability). The full list of available properties can be found here.

If any of these properties work for your upcoming travel plans, this is a great way to stretch the value of your hard-earned IHG Rewards Club points.

 

The Best PointsBreaks Properties Bookable Through August 31

Generally speaking, the InterContinental hotels are the most popular on the PointsBreaks list and tend to sell out first. There are four InterContintal properties on the current PointsBreaks list which can all be booked for 15,000 points each night. Below, we will highlight a few of our favorite properties included on the current list.

 

The InterContinental Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport

The Intercontinental MSP makes the PointsBreaks list for the second straight quarter. A night at the property would typically cost 35,000 points. However, during the current PointsBreak promotion, it can be booked for only 15,000 points each night!

The hotel has a lot to offer including a dedicated TSA security checkpoint for travelers with carry-on luggage only and fantastic views of the MSP runways.

Thrifty Tip: Interested in a stay at the Intercontinental MSP? Check out our full review here.

 

Image courtesy of InterContinental MSP Airport

 

The InterContinental Kuala Lumpur 

The Intercontinental Kuala Lumpur is another great option if you have summer travel plans to Malaysia. A night at the property would typically cost 30,000 points. However, during the current PointsBreak promotion, it can be booked for only 15,000 points each night!

 

Image courtesy of InterContinental Kuala Lumpur

 

Holiday Inn & Suites Orlando SW – Celebration Area

If you have summer travel plans to Orlando, the Holiday Inn & Suites Orlando SW – Celebration Area is worth a look. The property is located just a short drive away from the Disney parks. A night at the property would typically cost 40,000 points. However, during the current PointsBreak promotion, it can be booked for only 15,000 points each night!

 

Image courtesy of the Holiday Inn & Suites Orlando SW – Celebration Area

 

Combine PointsBreaks with the IHG Rewards Club Premier Credit Card

One of the best things about the PointsBreaks program is that you can receive a free fourth night on award bookings if you hold the IHG Rewards Club Premier Credit Card. This means you could book a four-night stay through the PointsBreaks promotion and only pay for three discounted nights.

 

IHG PointsBreaks

 

Click Here to learn more about the IHG Rewards Club Premier Card. 

 

Bottom Line

IHG PointsBreaks is a great way to stretch the value of your IHG Rewards Club points. If you hold the IHG Rewards Club Premier Credit Card, the value can be stretched even further with a free fourth night. For a full list of properties bookable through the IHG PointsBreaks promotion, visit the IHG official PointsBreaks page.

 

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1 Response

  1. Patrick Oh! says:

    Crappy offering of lower level brands and not preferred locations for tourists. I counted only 1 additional IC – at the Houston airport- from the 2 you highlighted. I didn’t see any Kimptons (never do), one Indigo. Vast majority is Holiday Inns.
    And though probably some Europeans might be interested, but really, how many Americans are going to Belarus? LOL. I think it comes with hidden cameras and microphones LOL

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